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Here's my latest* update to my vetted collection of Twitter Disability and Chronic Illness hashtags. Please share it!

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This collection is current as of 01.30.20, previous Twitter update 09.11.19.

There's a PDF version coming up this weekend, to be posted to my Kofi profile. I'll add the link toward the end when it goes up, after the questions, where you can also sign up for email updates.
This version has added

- community suggestions,
- mental health hashtags,
- Medical crowdfunding hashtags,
- and a section for cancer-related hashtags.
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Let me tell you my 7-Tweet #metastatic #cancer life stage story: I was diagnosed days after turning 50--neither young (tho my oncologist called me young for my diagnosis) nor old. I had children, a husband, plans, a life. My kids were pre-teen and teenagers. 1/
There was nothing (nothing! no books, no support groups, I was too old for YSC and I didn't fit well with the older group either). Just yesterday at #SABCS19, the evening educational program about #metastaticBC over the lifespan excluded anyone who had been a parent of teens...2/
during her diagnosis. This is my #cancer. Teens are trying to sort themselves, to find their place in the world; in short, to separate from their parents. If you think a mom (or dad) getting a Stage IV diagnosis while kids are teenagers doesn't ef up their growth, I'm here 3/
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Amy Treadway should be VERY ashamed of herself right now.
She used a #MetastaticBC womans' death to promote an organization that FAILED her and the thousands before her. 1/10 #bcsm
Fact: Wendy had a TREATABLE kind of TNBC.
Fact: She found it HERSELF the way many women like her do.
Fact: Wendy was NED before her recurrence to Stage 4
2/10 #bcsm
Amy ignores all of that. She instead focuses on the same crap everyone has heard for over 30yrs yet hasn't moved the needle in the right direction.
3/10 #bcsm
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